Manvi graduated from MIT with a major in Economics. She worked for several years in financial services. She spent a year in India on a Fulbright studying small business financing and then joined Oliver Wyman's financial services practice in New York. Manvi is especially passionate about unlocking financing to emerging clean tech companies. She worked for Greentown Labs, the nation's largest cleantech incubator, running partnerships and programs. At Wharton, she spent her summer at an impact VC, DBL Partners, focusing on cleantech investing.
Zach received his A.B. summa cum laude from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and was awarded a certificate from the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law.
Prior to Wharton, Zach practiced for 8 years as a project development and finance attorney at Sidley Austin LLP, Baker Botts LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP, and was named a "Rising Star" in the 2014 and 2015 editions of IFLR1000. Zach spent his pre-MBA summer working with the Energy Finance team at CIT Bank, N.A. focused on clean energy transactions.
Zach is spending his summer working with True Green Capital Management LLC, a Connecticut-based specialized energy infrastructure asset management firm with which he has worked part-time since March.
Zach was previously the youngest-ever Board Secretary of the Princeton Club of New York and has published an article on the Wharton Energy Club blog regarding the future of rooftop residential solar market.
Sarabmeet received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Honors) in Applied Geology from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
Prior to Wharton, Sarabmeet was a Field Service Manager with Schlumberger and a Management Consultant with Schlumberger Business Consulting where he delivered EBITDA margin improvement projects for shale operators. He also setup an internal VC at a shale operator and performed due-diligence for investments in new technologies.
Sarabmeet is spending his summer at Sallyport Investments, the family office of Doug Foshee, ex-COO of Halliburton and CEO of El Paso Energy. He is looking at OFS investments and is helping develop investment theses in the OFS space.
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Natasha is a second-year MBA candidate at the Wharton School and MA candidate in International Studies at the Lauder Institute. Prior to Wharton, she worked as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in Boston and Johannesburg. At BCG, Natasha advised clients across a range of industries, but focusing primarily on operational improvements.
Natasha is originally from the Netherlands and earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Delft University of Technology and a M.S. in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. During her time at MIT Natasha spent two years working closely with Eni S.p.A. to design a containment system for deep ocean oil spills. In her free time, Natasha enjoys running, hiking and attempting to learn new languages.
Natasha spent the summer of 2017 at Goldman Sachs in their Natural Resource Group in London.
Prior to Wharton, Peter performed interdisciplinary analytical work related to clean energy and international climate issues alongside economists, lawyers, scientists, and policy specialists at Environmental Defense Fund. For his MBA summer, Peter represented Wharton as part of the Economics and Investments Office at International Energy Agency, where he was the inaugural Birol Fellow. His target industry after Wharton is clean energy.
Kennan is a passionate about Cleantech. He combines a background in technology at Google and renewable energy finance, prior to attending Wharton for his MBA. He's excited to intern this summer at d.light (off-grid solar), and Lyft (product management).
Carolina Dupas is a MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, Carolina spent four years at the International Finance Corporation, the private investment arm of the World Bank, in Washington, D.C. and in Sao Paulo, focusing on infrastructure investments in Latin America. Carolina graduated from the Universidade de Sao Paulo, where she received a BA degree in Business Administration.
Jeremy is from Houston, Texas and graduated from Rice University in 2012. Prior to Wharton, he spent four years playing baseball with the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. This summer he will be in the Natural Resources Group at Goldman Sachs in New York. He plans to spend his career in finance with a focus on energy.
Richard has over 4 years of experience in Downstream – Refining and Chemicals. Prior to Wharton, Richard worked for ExxonMobil in its Downstream Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia and in the Baton Rouge Refinery and the Baton Rouge Polyolefin Plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Richard has participated in multi-billion-dollar capital expansion projects in Singapore and Canada, in day-to-day maintenance operations in the 4th largest refinery in the USA, and implementing maintenance strategies at a world-class chemical facility. Richard is doing his summer internship at Morgan Stanley in the Investment Banking Division.
Richard holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Prairie View A&M University, an MS in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, and is currently attaining an MBA from The Wharton School.
Prior to Wharton, Michael was the co-founder of Impact Cocoa in Cameroon. He was the Deputy Director for the US Agency for International Development Funded Project in Afghanistan and a Social Scientist for the Department of Defense in Africa, Italy and Afghanistan.
Lauren completed her undergraduate education at The University of Texas at Austin and spent eight years working at J.P. Morgan before beginning the MBA program at Wharton. She started her career at J.P. Morgan’s New York City office, helping companies manage their interest rate risk. Lauren most recently worked on J.P. Morgan's corporate banking team in Houston, assisting oil and gas companies with their global banking needs in areas such as Treasury Services, Corporate Finance, Markets, Asset Management, and Investor Services. She is spending her summer in San Ramon, California, as an intern in Chevron’s Finance MBA Development Program.
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Hi everyone! I am currently interning at Amazon in Seattle as a Sr. Technical Product Manager. I grew up in India and did a B.Tech. in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering from IIT Madras for my undergrad. Prior to coming to Philly for b-school, I spent seven years working at Schlumberger in Houston, UAE and India, across operations, sales and product development. I found my passion in the oil and gas industry soon after I started my career as a logging engineer on drilling rigs.